My Lenten sacrifice already needs a jumpstart. And this is where I get to brag about my awesome husband: who
forced encouraged me to snag a morning workout for the last two days, even though it cuts into his work day and doesn’t fit perfectly in my “ideal” schedule. Which still isn’t written on paper yet… I’m getting to that!
Michael has been chatting non-stop about his favorite videos and games this week. Currently on his favorites list are Angry Birds Star Wars, Pudding Monsters and Yoda. It’s so cute how he explains the games and the movie story lines. We can’t seem to catch his best moments on film though. If I can manage to get a cute video out of him, I’ll make sure to post it for your viewing pleasure.
I realized why Michael is so drawn to the Yoda character. It’s because he is currently in the developmental phase that delights in small things wielding great power. My Catechesis of the Good Shepherd classes keep reiterating this concept for children aged three to six. That is why so many of the works focus on smallness and God using weak/insignificant subjects to highlight great truths. Last week Michael’s class learned the Parable of the Mustard Seed. What is a better example of God’s power than the smallest seed growing in the largest of plants? Now I am seeing Michael’s natural inclination toward the small manifesting in other ordinary situations – like playing Star Wars with Daddy. I find it fascinating to watch intellectual concepts play out in real life.
Michael and I had the most amazing Pazcki (Polish Fat Tuesday dessert). The dough was moist and chewy. The powdered sugar so light and airy, with just a hint of sweet. And the custard inside… to die for! I’m still dreaming about it three days later.
There was a lot of Valentine’s love going around yesterday. Ryan bought me beautiful roses. Then Michael and I decided to make Valentines for his friends and family. (What else am I going to do with 32 wallet photos from his four year portraits?) We also ate (more) doughnuts. Who could ask for anything more?
Speaking of love, my sister is engaged!!! Isn’t her ring totally sweet?!
My poor husband is nearly finished with stressful work week (not including weekend duty hours in the dorm). Say a prayer for this hardworking guy!
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